Perspective and Propaganda. Perspective. The way things are seen from a particular point of view. Many people see the same events from different perspectives. History and its interpretation has varying perspectives concerning a certain subject or event .
The way things are seen from a particular point of view.
Many people see the same events from different perspectives.
History and its interpretation has varying perspectives concerning a certain subject or event.
Lets take a look at some perspectives.
Did the Germans believe they were justified in fighting WWI?
Did the British believe they were justified in fighting WWI?
So, who is right? It all depends on your perspective.
How we view a certain event or side of a historical argument depends on our perspective.
Remember to keep your individual perspective in mind when writing your historical essay.
What is your historical perspective?
Information that is spread for the purpose of promoting some cause
Information or opinions that are made public to promote or attack a movement, cause, or person.
Ideas or statements that are often false or exaggerated and that are spread in order to help a cause, a political leader, a government, etc.
Directions for modern propaganda poster activity:
Take our a clean sheet of 8x11 inch paper.
On the top corner of your paper write your name, period and Modern propaganda.
Choose one of the propaganda elements from the handout “Common Elements of Propaganda”
Using your chosen element create a poster adverstising one of your favorite products, sports, events, person or other subject.
Make sure you give your poster a title
On the back of your poster include the following information:
- Name of your poster
- List the element(s) of propaganda that you used on your poster
- Three to five sentences describing why and how you decided on your element(s) and image.